These cookies are sweet, dense, and bite-sized. They are dusted with powdered sugar and can be heaped onto a plate, conjuring up images of winter snowball fights. The recipe makes a small batch, serving around eight people for a mid-afternoon snack. So if you’re baking for a larger crowd be sure to double it.
** This recipe was adapted from: www.food.com/recipe/snowball-cookies-47521
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- powdered sugar
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large bowl, cream the softened butter.
- Add the sugar, vanilla, flour, and salt. Mix to combine.
- Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Do not brown.
- Once cool, roll in powdered sugar and serve.
Snowball cookies are a great addition to your Christmas cookie repertoire. The snowy powdered sugar makes them festive, and they’re super quick and easy to make. There’s no chilling the dough and it only uses easy ingredients that you probably already have on hand. They’re also nice with an afternoon cup of tea or coffee. Enjoy!